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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Heyes Elementary School (128 Second Avenue West, Swan River)

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This elementary school is situated in Swan River.





Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (1903-1990)


Mr. D. Bewell


Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (1903-1990)


John Milner (Supervising Principal)




Paul Olenyk


School Year



Mr. D. Bewell (grade 8), Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 1), Joe Gieni (grade 6), Mrs. G. Hayes (grade 4), Miss R. Mortinussen (grade 5), Mrs. W. Oleksy (grade 7), Mrs. F. Sigurdson (grade 2), Mrs. G. Smith (grade 3)












Mrs. Edith Boyce (grade 1), Miss A. Dauk (grade 2), Mr. J. Luschyn (grade 6), Miss E. Lysack (grade 2), Mrs. E. McIntosh (grade 4), Laura Loma Bocock Meiklejohn (grade 8), Mrs. B. Peyton (grade 5), Mr. T. Smith (grade 3)

Among the other teachers at Heyes School during the period from 1955 to 1962 were Conrad Erickson, Bill Olesky, Steve Andrechuk, Mrs. Fullerton, Mrs. Bilowus, and Len Christie.

Photos & Coordinates

Heyes Elementary School

Site Location (lat/long): N52.10303, W101.27804
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan River School No. 1047 / Duncan School / Taylor Elementary School (Second Street North, Swan River)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan River Collegiate Institute / Swan River South School (105 Second Street South, Swan River)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Swan Valley Regional Secondary School (1483 Third Street North, Swan River)


“Staff of thirty teaching at Swan River,” Swan Valley Star and Times, 12 September 1957, page 1.

We thank Gerry Jonsson and Ed Dubray for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 January 2020

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